I'm a completionist who loves the rainbow, so I couldn't branch out in ink brands until after I completed the rainbow in one brand. Here are the six Diamine inks I chose: Poppy Red, Orange, Sunshine Yellow, Apple Glory, Aqua Blue, and Lavender. If you're looking to get started, my first recommendation is to go … Continue reading Fountain Pen Friday w Jobe
Since I had a yellow ink and a blue ink, it made sense to me to try mixing my own green, and it looked lovely for a few pages, but then the color got really weird as it processed through the pens with different mixed amounts and sort of ended up looking like the color … Continue reading Fountain Pen Friday w Jobe
Since I was given my first pen and I'd purchased my first journal, it was time to buy some ink. I went to our local pen shop, Vanness. They were super nice! There were inks priced at $9, $15, and $30. I picked the $15 Diamine inks because I knew I would eventually want to … Continue reading Fountain Pen Friday w Jobe
Did you know that there's a local pen club that hosts an annual pen show here in Little Rock? The show happens every year in February and I was fortunate enough to attend, having only just discovered pens right before it happened!
For Valentine's Day this year, my boyfriend gave me my first fountain pen. It's a Jinhao 450 with a rubber grip and a medium nib. The body is marbled black and green. He filled it up for me with a gorgeous vivid blue, Turquoise Ku-Jaku by Pilot, and sent me home on my plane. I … Continue reading Fountain Pen Friday w Jobe